The Library’s collection consists of over 30 000 volumes (books and journals). The collection covers a number of disciplines, including political science, international relations, sociology and contemporary history. It is also multilingual: in addition to volumes in Polish, English, German, French or Russian, there are also publications in Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian, Romanian or Lithuanian.

The Library offers (local) access to electronic resources and databases, such as Elsevier, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, EBSCO or Cambridge Journals.

We also provide our users with a small reading room (Wi-Fi available) and interlibrary loan services.

The Online Catalogue is available here.

Please place your order in advance as important part of the collection is stored outside the Institute’s premises (phone: +48 22 3509303 or e-mail:

The Library is open from Monday to Friday, 9am – 3pm.

Contact Information
Magdalena Dołbakowska M.A.
Head Librarian
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